Novation Super Bass Station

 

Novation Super Bass Station

 

This synthesizer is the advanced rack version of the Novation Bass Station a small but very flexible synthesizer. It features some very cool features and it can creates some TB-303 bass like sounds.

The sound within Bass Station is created by two VCO oscillators (fat sound) and has some very advanced features so you can tweak the sounds !

The filter mode is also very interesting (VCF filter) and features a ADSR mode and can by connected to an LFO !

It is an analog synth with a modern concept as it uses midi but also works as a midi/cv converter. In this way you can use the Bass Station to control other old equipment through midi even if they only have cv/gate inputs !

For sure a very interesting piece of equipment to have. Also good value for money !

 

Technical Specification

  • Polyphony - Monophonic
  • Oscillators - 2 oscillators, each with Pulse and Sawtooth waveforms. Can be modulated by ENV2, LFO. PWM source modulated by ENV2, manually, or by an internal LFO.
  • LFO - LFO with random, triangle, and sawtooth waveforms
  • Filter - 12dB / 24dB switchable resonant low-pass filter can be modulated by ENV2 and LFO (ENV1 is for the VCA, ENV2 is for the VCF), cutoff, resonance, env mod.
  • VCA - 2 ADSR envelopes with velocity depth and auto-glide, single- or multi-triggering
  • Memory - 40 presets, 60 user program
  • Control - MIDI and CV/GATE in/out
  • Date Produced - 1995

 

Overall Rating: 7/10

 

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